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Regulation adds operational costs that are often inefficient to the delivery of services, or even completely unnecessary.
The Facebook CEO has promised to ‘do better’.
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Zuckerberg's control over the way Facebook is run far outstrips his shareholdings. That can be a problem when scandals hit.
Millennials have been hardest hit by cuts.
Young people are poorer than older people in England and the wealth gap between the young and the old is on the rise.
Multiple reports have convincingly demonstrated that agroecology is the most promising pathway to sustainable food systems on all continents. But governments aren't doing enough to support it.
Marie Stopes in her laboratory.
It's been 100 years since a book written by Marie Stopes revolutionsed the way that people talked about sex.
The NHS funding formula is based on an unfair premise which is funnelling money away from the regions that need it most.
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Greater Manchester wants to be "zero carbon". But this sort of target raises some important questions.
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Politics has been disrupted by the financial crisis and the rise of new technologies. Rapid change suddenly looks a lot more possible.
Blogger Dina Tokio.
The voices and work of leading Muslim women are proving to be pivotal in changing the landscape of gender, race and religious inequalities.
Salah celebrates scoring a goal.
Whenever Salah scores a goal, he performs sujood, the Islamic act of prostration. Fans' reactions to it underscore the state of British Muslimness today.
No about-face: Barnaby Joyce (left) may have gone to the backbench, but his successor Michael McCormack looks set to keep his climate views aflame.
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Barnaby Joyce had a long history of opposing climate action. His successor Michael McCormack seems to think the same way, despite climate being a growing threat to the Nationals' rural voters.
Those close to people who self-injure desperately want to know why they do it.
A good starting point to find out why people self-injure is to ask them about their reasons for this behaviour.
Eritreans protest outside the Rwandan embassy in Israel in late January.
Eritreans in Israel aren't all fleeing persecution, but many have risked everything for a better life in Israel. Now they're at risk of being 'sold' back to Africa.
Women's rights and poverty cannot be ignored.
Keeping the lights on has always been a stormy issue in South Australia.
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Two decades ago, the then SA premier, John Olsen, defied a campaign promise and announced plans to privatise the state's electricity industry. It's been a high-voltage issue ever since.
Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER
This new Afro-celebratory sci-fi trendsetter sets out to unsettle and subvert film stereotypes about Africa – and succeeds brilliantly.
A woman worker collects roses at a flower farm in Naivasha, Kenya.
Large companies have a big role to play in ensuring women’s rights are protected in industries such as horticulture.
The arrest of Flora Drummond, and Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst in 1908.
Justified or not, some of the suffragettes' actions were still criminal. And many would consider a conviction a badge of honour.
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When it was discovered that citrus fruits could be used to treat scurvy, suddenly Sicilian lemons were very valuable. Enter the mafia.
If England eliminates hepatitis C, it will be the first country to do so. But how feasible is it?